Trump scrubs his website of statement bragging about Afghanistan withdrawal plan

Trump scrubs his website of statement bragging about Afghanistan withdrawal plan
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Donald Trump, the former president, published several statements about Afghanistan on his personal website, including one bragging about his efforts to pull all U.S. troops out of Afghanistan. As recently as April Trump wrote that pulling all U.S. troops "out of Afghanistan is a wonderful and positive thing to do. I planned to withdraw [from Afghanistan] on May 1, and we should keep as close to that schedule as possible."

That post, as well as others that mention Afghanistan, have been scrubbed from Trump's website in the past few days.

Here is what Trump said in April about a full U.S. troop withdrawal from Afghanistan:


Now, it appears every post mentioning Afghanistan on Trump's "news" site looks like this:

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